Why study at Roehampton

  • 90% of our graduates in work or further study within six months (Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education 2015 results)
  • We have strong industry contacts
  • You will learn from lecturers and tutors who have extensive expertise across this discipline
  • You will graduate with strong theoretical knowledge and an ability to apply this knowledge to real business situations
  • Roehampton is ranked best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015)

Course summary

The University is currently undertaking a review of the curriculum of this programme. This will mean that the content and structure of the programme will be different from that described below. Please contact us for more information

The rich mix of subjects you will study on this course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how to manage a business, while also considering the economic environment in which businesses operate.

This economics-focused course, taught by our team of expert staff, will allow you to analyse core economic theories and concepts, and will prepare you for any career that values critical thinking and an awareness of economic issues.

Course content

In your first year you will gain a broad understanding of business covering a range of areas including marketing, accounting, how technology is used in the creative industries, the principles of economics and how all these functions and more work together.

During your second year you will continue to explore economics, looking at areas including industrial structure and management objectives, decisions and strategic response to competitors. You will also be introduced to some of the key concepts and issues in the international economy, and have opportunities to study other business facets such as project management and entrepreneurship.

In your final year you will study the working of capital markets and the process of investment, you will also gain an appreciation of the processes involved in the formation of government policies, and their impact on business. A key part of your third year is assessing situations from ethical perspectives using high level critical analysis and decision-making skills. There is also opportunity to do a professional practice placement.

Our modules

Here are some of the varied modules we currently offer:

Year 1

Extended Academic Induction
Business Readiness
Business Organisations and Environments in a Global Context
Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Managers
Understanding Self and Others
Introduction to Management
Analysing Information and Data for Problem Solving
Principles of Marketing and Communications in a Digital World

Year 2

Further details on the below modules will be available soon

Business Readiness (Year 2)
Managing People and Careers
Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Processes of Project Management
Cross-Cultural Management
Managerial Economics

Year 3

Further details on the below modules will be available soon

Business Readiness (Year 3)
Business Ethics and Responsible Management
Business and Management Dissertation (Part 1)
Applied Corporate Strategy
Business and Management Dissertation (Part 2) [in Economics]
Labour Economics
Economics of Money, Banking and Finance
Development Economics

What our students say

Alberto Jordan Cespedes Gongora

"The course I have chosen has not met my expectations, it has exceeded them! I couldn't be more excited to see what I learn next." 

Alberto Jordan Cespedes Gongora, Business Management and Economics 

Career options

Graduates are equipped to work in a range of the UK’s most important sectors and occupations, including financial services, management consultancy, risk analysis or economic think tanks.

UCAS code





Single honours

Entry tariff

2017 entry: 128 points*

*New style UCAS tariff. Find out more

Specific entry requirements

General entry requirements


Business School


3 years (full-time)

Tuition fees

£9,000 (2016; UK/EU)

£12,500 (2016; International)

Cash scholarships and bursaries available

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